salmon ladder


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salmon ladder

n
(Angling) a series of steps in a river designed to enable salmon to bypass a dam and move upstream to their breeding grounds
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I grabbed her clothes and began to walk her back when she got sucked under at the salmon ladder and we both got pulled down river.
The 5,000-square foot facility offers obstacles seen on American Ninja Warrior, including the warped wall, salmon ladder and ultimate cliff hanger.
In the process, she conquered daunting obstacles including the ring swing, salmon ladder and wave runner.
She also hung herself on top of a huge pool and completed the Down Up Salmon Ladder with ease.
Had we gone left, we would have been able to take in the salmon ladder popular with tourists.
The Motion, entitled; Remembering the Contribution of Those who Built the Dams and Tunnels recognises our development of a new, state-of-the-art visitor centre at Pitlochry Dam and salmon ladder that will not only stand as a tourist attraction but as a way of reflecting the contributions of all the men who built the dams and tunnels across Scotland that we are still benefitting from today.
The course features obstacles such as the Salmon Ladder, the Rope Maze and the Cliffhanger.
The hydro-electric station and salmon ladder on the River Monnow is constructed on the site of the Old Monmouth Hydro Station which provided the town with electricity from 1899 until its closure in 1953.
An unusual attraction is the salmon ladder, by Pitlochry Dam, which helps the fish by-pass the dam and get into Loch Faskally.
Fish recordings from the new salmon ladder on the River Taff show that 243 salmon and 43 sea trout passed through to move up river and spawn and Environment Agency Wales now want to make sure that every fish entering the river has a chance to spawn.
Verdict Not the most inspiring contest, but the pick of the runners with recent form is Whispering Gallery, although it is somewhat surprising that the last winner to have contested the Cumberland Lodge en route to victory was Salmon Ladder back in 1996.
There are plenty of things to see and do in Pitlochry, such as visiting the Salmon Ladder and majestic dam, Festival Theatre, or just a stroll along the river bank, but we forgot the flora and fauna for a moment, and indulged in sizzling sausages, potatoes drizzled in butter and, of course, another tot of whisky.